Acivir Cream


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Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd Salt Compositions: Acyclovir (5% w/w)
Quantity: 5 gm in 1 tube
Storage: Store below 30°C


Information About Acivir Cream

Acivir Cream is an antiviral cream used to treat skin infections caused by the Herpes simplex virus, such as herpes labialis. It prevents the virus from multiplying in skin cells and hence aids in the healing of the skin infection.

Acivir Cream is only for external usage. You should take it in the dose and for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Before using the ointment, make sure the affected region is clean and dry. You must thoroughly wash your hands before and after using this medication. To avoid spreading the illness, avoid touching the sores with your hands or a towel.

Burning, irritation, itching, and redness of the skin at the site of application are all common side effects. Please contact your doctor if these side effects persist for an extended period of time. It should not be used in the eyes, mouth, nose, or vagina because it may cause irritation. If you are accidentally exposed, quickly rinse with plenty of water.

Acivir Cream Uses

  • Herpes labialis

Acivir Cream Benefits 

In Herpes labialis

Herpes labialis, sometimes known as cold sores, is a virus that mostly affects the lips. Typical symptoms include burning pain followed by tiny blisters or ulcers. Acivir Cream can hasten healing and prevent recurrence of herpes labialis lesions. To get the most out of this medication, take it exactly as directed by your doctor.

Acivir Cream Side Effects

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Acivir

  • burning, irritation, itching and redness

How to Use Acivir Cream

This medication is solely for external use. Use it according to your doctor’s instructions for dosage and duration. Before using, read the label carefully. After cleaning and drying the afflicted region, apply the cream. Unless your hands are the affected region, wash your hands after applying.


Q1. What if I forget to apply Acivir Cream?

Do not be concerned if you forget to take Acivir Cream; simply resume taking it as soon as you remember. If you are unsure or have any other concerns, please visit your doctor.

Q2. Is Acivir Cream safe to use?

Acivir Cream is safe if used according to your doctor’s instructions. Follow the directions properly and do not miss any doses. Follow your doctor’s instructions exactly and notify him or her if any of the adverse effects trouble you.

Q3. Does Acivir Cream work?

Acivir Cream is effective when used according to your doctor’s instructions. Even if you notice an improvement in your condition, do not stop taking it. If you discontinue Acivir Cream too soon, your symptoms may return or worsen.

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